Five things I love about Statistics New Zealand

What’s not to love about Statistics New Zealand? Here are a few things they do that I like: 1.¬† Publish under a Creative Commons¬†Attribution 4.0 International¬†copyright licence (so we are free to use and share content as long as we say where it came from). This is great: a publicly funded organisation which collects information …

Journalists ‘should read Thinking, Fast and Slow’

Joseph Rickerts took some notes when Nate Silver was speaking to a crowd of statisticians at Joint Statistical Meetings 2013. Joseph recorded 11 points made by Nate. A few are below but worth checking them all out. Data requires context. Nate mentioned an article about the population of China that included the fact that China …